1891 · London
by Seton-Karr, H.W.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1891. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 156p. Original green cloth, illustrated with original folding map. Map has a "4" tear at one of its folds. Bookplate of Walther Rutherford Peterson who was not only a former Governor of New Jersey but a noted collector of books on hunting and angling. This book not only deals with bear hunting in Alaska but also describes the everyday life in Alaska and how Klinkets and others used their pack dogs and the powerful Native American superstition about brown bears. The author also talks about hunting other animals including Bighorn sheep in Canada. (Inventory #: 016427)